Award Programs

AGC Build Connecticut Awards

Every two years, this prestigious awards program recognizes construction firms that have completed projects of excellence.  

Congratulations to the 2020 Build CT Award Winners who were recognized at the AGC/CT Build Connecticut Awards Dinner and 73rd Annual Meeting, on February 13, 2020.  Read more about the projects and view the photos from the awards dinner.  

To learn more about the award categories, view the 2020 Build Connecticut Application Kit.

AGC/CT Industry Recognition Awards

Annually, this award program recognizes exceptional achievements.  Nominations are generally due in early September for this award.

Congratulations to the nine top performers from commercial construction fields were honored for their skills, talents, and prominent achievements at the Fifteenth Annual AGC of Connecticut Industry Recognition Awards & Dinner on October 10, 2019, at the Aqua Turf Club.   

The AGC/CT Industry Recognition Dinner scheduled on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT.   For more information on the AGC/CT Recognition Programs, please contact John Butts at 860-529-6855 or

CAAPA Paving Awards

This has been a joint program sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) and the Connecticut Asphalt & Aggregate Producers Association.  The Asphalt Paving Awards Program is open to asphalt paving projects annually.  These awards are recognized at the annual CAAPA Paving Conference, typically scheduled in the April timeframe. 

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners announced here.

Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction Awards Program

The Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction Awards competition was initiated in 2008 as a joint program between ConnDOT and the Industry to highlight and showcase the high quality of projects delivered for the public benefit in Connecticut.  This annual award is open to any Connecticut Road Builder Association member projects.   Nominations must be submitted to Don Shubert by October 30th of the calendar year.

Congratulations to the 2020 Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction Award Winners, announced at the virtual ConnDOT-CRBA Quarterly meeting on Dec. 4, 2020:  Mohawk Northeast, Inc.; Tilcon Connecticut, Inc.; O&G Industries, Inc.; Empire Paving Inc.; ROTHA Contracting Company, Inc.; and to Connecticut Department of Transportation and Connecticut Airport Authority. Please follow this link for a list of the award-winning projects. 

Community Service and Safety Awards

These annual awards are recognized at the CCIA Annual Meeting and Holiday Reception, scheduled on December 1, 2021.  

Community Service Awards:  Recognizes efforts made by member organizations that contribute to their communities by enhancing and improving the overall quality of life for Connecticut’s citizens while demonstrating a sustained commitment to the community.    

Congratulations to the 2020 Winners:  Bartlett Brainard Eacott for four projects: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Light the Night; Habitat for Humanity; Foodshare Turkey and Thirty; CCMC Holiday Toy Drive; Connecticut Water Co., Inc. for School Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Program; Loureiro Enginering Associates, Inc. for LISA, Inc.; Manafort Brothers Inc. for UConn Senior Design Project Sponsorship; and O&G Industries for KidsPlay Children’s Museum. Please follow this link for summaries of each project.

Safety Awards:   CCIA’s Safety Committee encourages safety in construction and recognizes companies that maintain a formal safety and health program for related policies and procedures.  Additionally, CCIA offers the Platinum Level Award for construction firms that have met or exceeded national safety statistics.

2020 Winners:   Platinum Level Awards presented 7 member-companies: Bartlett Brainard Eacott, Inc.; Dimeo Construction Corporation; Gilbane Building Co.; Manafort Brothers, Inc.; MD Drilling & Blasting, Inc.; The Middlesex Corporation; and Tilcon Connecticut, Inc.

Safety Recognition Awards were presented to the Platinum winners plus 24 additional member-companies that have maintained a proven construction safety and health program: A&J Construction; Arborio Corporation; The Associated Construction Co.; C.H. Nickerson & Co., Inc.; Charter Oak Utility Constructors, Inc.; Connecticut Water Company.; Downes Construction Co.; Electrical Contractors, Inc.; Epifano Builders, Inc.; Fay & Wright Excavating, Inc.; F+F Mechanical Enterprises, Inc.; Field Safety Corporation; Fusco Corporation; Galasso Materials, LLC; Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming Inc.; Harry Grodsky & Co., Inc.; Hobbs Incorporated; John J. Brennan Construction Co., Inc.; McAllen Construction Inc.; O&G Industries, Inc.; Petra Construction Corp.; ROTHA Contracting Company, Inc.; Southington Metal Fabricating Co.; Standard Builders, Inc.

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